Who Sang I Want It That Way? Backstreet Boys

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Some other versions of "I Want It That Way"
Credits
publisher: ©Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
writers: Andreas Mikael Carlsson, Martin Max
release date: 1999-4-28
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Soft Rock/Ballad/Vocal
length: 3:34
vocal: Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Brian T. Littrell and AJ McLean
mixer: Kristian Lundin and Max Martin
guitar: Esbjörn Öhrwall
producer: Kristian Lundin and Max Martin
electric bass guitar: Tomas Lindberg
Yeah-eh-heah
You are, my fire,
The one, desire,
Believe, when I say
I want it that way

But we, are two worlds apart,
Can't reach to your heart,
When you say,
That I want it that way

Tell me why,
Ain't nothin' but a heartache,
Tell me why,
Ain't nothin' but a mistake,
Tell me why,
I never want to hear you say,
I want it that way

Am I, your fire?
Your one, desire,
Yes I know, it's too late,
But I want it that way

Tell me why,
Ain't nothin' but a heartache,
Tell me why,
Ain't nothin' but a mistake,
Tell me why,
I never want to hear you say,
I want it that way

Now I can see that we've fallen apart,
From the way that it used to be, Yeah,
No matter the distance,
I want you to know,
That deep down inside of me

You are, my fire,
The one, desire,
You are (You are, you are, you are)

Don't want to hear you say,
Ain't nothin' but a heartache,
Ain't nothin' but a mistake,
(Don't want to hear you say),
I never want to hear you say,
I want it that way

Tell me why,
Ain't nothin' but a heartache,
Tell me why,
Ain't nothin' but a mistake,
Tell me why,
I never want to hear you say,
I want it that way

Tell me why,
Ain't nothin' but a heartache,
Ain't nothin' but a mistake,
Tell me why,
I never want to hear you say,
(Never want to hear you say it),
I want it that way

'Cause I want it that way



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Larger Than Life
  • 2 I Want It That Way
  • 3 Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely
  • 4 It’s Gotta Be You
  • 5 I Need You Tonight
  • 6 Don’t Want You Back
  • 7 Don’t Wanna Lose You Now
  • 8 The One
  • 9 Back to Your Heart
  • 10 Spanish Eyes
  • 11 No One Else Comes Close
  • 12 The Perfect Fan
  • 13 I’ll Be There for You
  • 14 You Wrote the Book on Love